Polar Vortex Niagara Falls

© James Neiss, 2014, from the Collection of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Polar Vortex Niagara Falls, 2014

James Neiss   —  
  • American
  • 1960

  • 2021:009
  • color photograph
  • 16 x 48 in., paper
  • Framed: 23 3/4 x 56 3/4 in.
  • Collection of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, Museum Purchase, 2021

On January 10, 2014, James Neiss photographed Niagara Falls in true winter adornment during a weather pattern called a Polar Vortex. The intense cold caused the spray from Niagara Falls to freeze and build up, turning the surrounding                 landscape into a winter wonderland.